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wed.5 SHOW­GROUND MAR­KET

Pen­rith’s Show­ground Mar­ket fea­tures up to 300 stalls sell­ing plants, fruit and veg­eta­bles. Where: Sta­tion St, Pen­rith When: 8.30am1.30pm Cost: Free De­tails: 4721 0509

HOL­I­DAY PRO­GRAM

Ac­celer8 is a learn to swim pro­gram for preschool and school-aged chil­dren who wish to fine­tune their skills. The 30-minute les­son in­cludes pool en­try. The cen­tre is also of­fer­ing Hol­i­day Blast, a va­ca­tion care pro­gram (8am-5pm, $28 daily). Where: Emer­ton Leisure Cen­tre, 35 Jer­sey Rd, Emer­ton When: 9am12.30pm, un­til Oc­to­ber 7 Cost: $14.50 a les­son De­tails: 8822 6000

HUMPTY SHOW­TIME

Humpty is putting on a sur­prise show and is invit­ing his Playschool friends to help with the spec­tac­u­lar. There’ll be star­ring roles for Jemima, Big Ted and Lit­tle Ted. Where: Pen­rith Pan­thers, Mul­goa Rd, Pen­rith When: 10am, noon, 2pm Cost: $23 De­tails: pen­rith.pan­thers.com.au

COME AND PLAY

There’s loads of free school hol­i­day en­ter­tain­ment out­side Big W and Plump­ton Mar­ket­place. Come along, play and make new friends. Where: Cor­ner Hy­atts and Jer­sey roads, Plump­ton When: 11am-2pm, un­til Oc­to­ber 8 De­tails: plump­ton­mar­ket­place.com.au

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY

Hoyts Mt Druitt is cel­e­brat­ing its 20th an­niver­sary, with loads of ac­tiv­i­ties both on and off the screen. En­joy face-paint­ing and colour­ing-in be­fore watch­ing a top movie. Where: Hoyts Mt Druitt, Carlisle Ave, Mt Druitt When: From 10am De­tails: hoyts.com.au/mt­druitt

MAKE A DREAM­CATCHER

Bring your chil­dren along to a school hol­i­day work­shop where they can put their cre­ativ­ity into mak­ing a dream catcher to hang above their bed. Suit­able for 9-12 years. Where: Our Li­brary @ The Mount Druitt Hub, Ayres Grove, Mt Druitt When: 2-3.30pm Cost: Free Book­ings: www.black­town.nsw.gov.au

GIRLS NIGHT OUT

Grab your girl­friends and head to the movies for a Girls Night Out fea­tur­ing Emily Blunt’s lat­est flick The Girl on the Train. The mys­tery thriller drama sees Blunt as a com­muter who watches the world un­fold from the win­dow of her train. Where: Hoyts Mt Druitt, Carlisle Ave, Mt Druitt When: 7pm Cost: $30 De­tails: hoyts.com.au/mt­druitt

thur.6 TOYS GA­LORE

Toy­mate is of­fi­cially open­ing to­day at West­field Mt Druitt and bring­ing a huge range of toys with them. Come back on Satur­day for the grand open­ing ac­tiv­i­ties. Where: Near the food court, West­field Mt Druitt, Carlisle Ave, Mt Druitt When: 9am-9pm, Satur­day 11am-2pm

TIME FOR KIDS

Dig deep and help raise “bail” to re­lease the de­tainees in the mock jail. Time4Kids is PCYC’s an­nual fundraiser to help sup­port its many in­valu­able com­mu­nity pro­grams. Western Syd­ney Wan­der­ers are also sup­port­ing the event (3-5pm). Where: West­field Mt Druitt, Carlisle Ave, Mt Druitt When: 3-9pm De­tails: pcy­c­nsw.org.au

AIR­BRUSH TAT­TOO­ING

Choose a de­sign and get “inked” with a tem­po­rary tat­too. Suit­able for ages 13 to 18. Where: Our Li­brary @ The Mount Druitt Hub, Ayres Grove, Mt Druitt When: 2-4pm Cost: Free Book­ings: www.black­town.nsw.gov.au

MOVIE ON TER­RACE

St Marys Rugby League Club is bring­ing back its pop­u­lar Kids Flicks on the Ter­race for the school hol­i­days. This week’s movie is Home. Join in the fun with the cost in­clud­ing a pizza meal deal and face painter. Par­ents must ac­com­pany chil­dren. Where: For­rester and Boro­nia roads, St Marys When: Fun 5pm, movie 6pm Cost: $13 De­tails: stmarysleagues.com.au

THE X-FAC­TOR

For­mer X-Fac­tor con­tes­tant Taylor Hen­der­son is on the road and keen to share his suc­cess of the last few years with his fans. Where: Pen­rith Pan­thers, Mul­goa Rd, Pen­rith When: 7.30pm Cost: $42.50 De­tails: pen­rith.pan­thers.com.au

fri.7 AC­TIV­ITY ZONE

Chil­dren can en­joy the magic of Ice Age and par­tic­i­pate in a num­ber of in­ter­ac­tive ac­tiv­i­ties. There will also be a spe­cial meet and greet with Ice Age favourite Sid. Where: West­field Mt Druitt, Carlisle Ave, Mt Druitt When: 11am-2pm, un­til Sun­day Cost: Free De­tails: 9625 7177

SONGS OF MO­TOWN

The all-singing all-dancing Songs in the Key of Mo­town is re­turn­ing to Aus­tralia. The show trans­ports au­di­ences back to the era of The Temp­ta­tions and The Supremes. Where: Pen­rith Pan­thers, Mul­goa Rd, Pen­rith When: 8pm Cost: $57.35 De­tails: pen­rith.pan­thers.com.au

BEST OF BEE GEES

The Best of the Bee Gees Show re­lives all the top 40 hits over five decades from the su­per band that had its begin­nings in Aus­tralia. Where: Rooty Hill RSL, Sher­brooke Rd, Rooty Hill When: 8pm Cost: From $25 De­tails: rooty­hillrsl.com.au

ONE-WO­MAN PLAY

Noni Ha­zle­hurst stars in Daniel Keene play Mother. The play is based on the writ­ings of Aus­tralian au­thor Dorothy Hewett and Greek play Medea. Christie is a home­less age­ing wo­man liv­ing on the out­skirts of subur­bia. Where: The Joan, High St, Pen­rith When: 8pm to­day, 2pm and 8pm Satur­day Cost: From $50 De­tails: the­joan.com.au

ABBA TRIB­UTE

World renowned ABBA trib­ute band Ab­bal­anche are back to pay homage to Swe­den’s most fa­mous ex­port. Their show is known as “the es­sen­tial ABBA ex­pe­ri­ence”. Where: Pen­rith Pan­thers, Mul­goa Rd, Pen­rith When: 8pm Cost: $27.20 De­tails: pen­rith.pan­thers.com.au

sat.8 HAVE A LAUGH

Join Joe Avati with his new show that cel­e­brates 20 years on the in­ter­na­tional stage. Where: Rooty Hill RSL, Sher­brooke Rd, Rooty Hill When: 8pm Cost: $48.50 De­tails: rooty­hillrsl.com.au

sun.9 PET FES­TI­VAL

Black­town City’s an­nual Pet Fes­ti­val is a per­fect fam­ily fun day. Gather the chil­dren and an­i­mals and head to Black­town Show­ground for ac­tiv­i­ties, demon­stra­tions, ex­hi­bi­tions and com­pe­ti­tions. Where: Rich­mond Rd, Black­town When: 10am-2pm Cost: Free De­tails: 9839 6000

PRO WRESTLING

Cheer some of Aus­tralia’s best pro wrestlers as they bat­tle for glory in this spe­cial event from Pro Wrestling Aus­tralia. Where: Rooty Hill RSL, Sher­brooke Rd, Rooty Hill When: 2pm Cost: From $10 De­tails: rooty­hillrsl.com.au

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